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Rota Vincenta

from  690,00

Imagine yourself walking in the most beautiful and well-preserved coast of Europe. Now add the feeling of adventure when discovering virgin beaches, a rich culture and a cuisine that serves the best the sea has. Vicentine coast wraps around the Algarve’s cliffy coastline along the Atlantic Ocean and into the Alentejo, covering a stretch of over 120km of lush greenery, steep cliffs, forgotten white sand beaches and coastal landscapes….

  • On foot
  • Self guided
  • Activity level: easy

In a few words

Imagine yourself walking in the most beautiful and well-preserved coast of Europe. Now add the feeling of adventure when discovering virgin beaches, a rich culture and a cuisine that serves the best the sea has.
Vicentine coast wraps around the Algarve’s cliffy coastline along the Atlantic Ocean and into the Alentejo, covering a stretch of over 120km of lush greenery, steep cliffs, forgotten white sand beaches and coastal landscapes. The coast, characterized by rugged rocks, sea stacks, sand stratified cliff faces caused by centuries of erosion, is perfect for long walks.

Take a journey into the protected zone of Alentejo Southwest and Vicentine Coast Natural Park, discover the ancient Roman ports, indulge yourself with a tasty meal of fresh fish caught with artisanal
crafts and stop. Delight your eyes and soul with a breathtaking, untouched horizon waiting for you.

Program

Day 1: arrival
This day will take you to some Highlights of the picturesque city of Lisboa. Early morning you will have time visit to downtown Lisbon. Visit some of the most important monuments, such as the Jerónimos Monastery, the Belém Tower and the famous “pastéis de belém”. You will take the train from Lisbon to the station of Funcheira, where a transfer will pick you up from station of Funcheira to Porto Covo. Overnight in Porto Covo.
Accommodation and Breakfast at Hotel 3* (or similar).
Day 2: walking route 1 (Porto Covo – Vila Nova de Milfontes), 20km
Your journey starts in a beach section, where you will walk along the vast sand dunes area of Ilha do Pessegueiro, Aivados and Malhão beaches. Overnight in Vila Nova de Mil Fontes.
Accommodation & Breakfast at Hotel 3* (or similar).
Day 3: walking route 2 (Vila Nova de Milfontes – Almograve), 15 km
This is a day to purify your soul thanks to the overwhelming views over Vila Nova de Milfontes and the Mira river that meets the ocean here. It is a short and accessible hiking day so that you may enjoy the area to its fullest extent. Crossing the bridge over the river in Vila Nova de Milfontes provides stunning views of the river’s mouth. There are stretches along this part of the coast where native vegetation displays all its diversity and other areas where it has been destroyed and wiped out by a most aggressive exotic plant – the Acacia. Overnight in Almograve.
Accommodation & Breakfast at Hotel 3* (or similar).
Day 4: walking route 3 (Almograve – Zambujeira do Mar), 22km
The high cliffs you will see during this part of the journey, despite being exposed to the constant salty ocean winds, are the nesting site for over twenty species of bird! These include Jackdaw, Shag, Common Kestrel, “pure” Rock Dove, White Stork, Peregrine Falcon and Black Redstart.
If you look carefully along this coastal stretch it is easy to see past climate change written in the rocks. Overnight in Zambujeira do Mar.
Accommodation & Breakfast at Hotel 3* (or similar).
Day 5: free day at Zambujeira do Mar
Overnight in Zambujeira do Mar.
Accommodation & Breakfast at Hotel 3* (or similar).
Day 6: walking route 4 (Zambujeira do Mar – Odeceixe),  18km
You will be passing the beaches of Alteirinhos, Carvalhal, Machados, and Amália on the way to Azenha do Mar, where you will find a natural fishing harbor. Overnight in Odeceixe.
Accommodation & Breakfast at Hotel 3* (or similar).
Day 7: walking route 5
Option 1 : Odeceixe Beach Circuit (10 km)
Option 2 – Free Day To Go To The Beach Of Odeceixe
Overnight in Odeceixe.
Accommodation & Breakfast at Hotel 3* (or similar).

Option 1
Today you will be walking along almost 4 km on the Historical Way, then you will enter in the Odeceixe Beach Circuit. The day will end in at the beautiful and stunning beach of Odeceixe.
Optional: A transfer will take back again to the lodging in Odeceixe (about 4,5km) or you can also keep going walking 4 more km to the village of Odeceixe. Overnight in Odeceixe.
Option 2
Just spend a nice day at the beautiful beach on Odeceixe.
Optional: a transfer can take you to the beach and take you back if you book previously.

Day 8: departure

Dates

On request


Price

This trip is organized for minimum 2 persons.
The price is from 690,00€/person

The price includes: 7 accommodations with breakfast (based on 3* lodgings or similar), luggage transfers, guide book and map of Rota Vicentina, insurance, 24 hours support line, water bottle

Extra Services

  • GPS device with accurate routes: on request
  • Extra night in Lisboa: on request

The price does not includes: transfers from and to airport, personal equipment, other personal expenses, the flights, all item not mentioned in “The price includes”.


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